Upcoming Events for the Week of may 18

NOTE: Most in-person events have been moved to an online format, postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re making updates as we learn about them, but we recommend contacting organizers before registering for in-person events.For updated information and resources for home visitors, check out our COVID-19 page on the Stronger Families Blog. From all of us at LABBN, we wish you and yours good health during these challenging times.Here is a roundup of this week’s conferences, webinars, and trainings for home visitors and others who work with pregnant women and families with little ones. also included: events around L.A. county that you can share with the families you serve. want to look further into the future? See the extensive list that we update weekly. Do you have something for us to include? Email snish@labestbabies.org. and stay in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube!

Events Happening Throughout May

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online Breastfeeding support GroupDay Sessions: 2nd & 4th Mondays, 11:00am – 12:00pmEvening Sessions: 1st Monday, 8:45pm – 9:15pmSaturday Sessions: 3rd Saturday, 10:00am – 10:45amFor much more information, please contact soulfood4yourbaby@sfyb.orgPresented by soul Food for Your baby and Black infant health ProgramPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Online COVID-19 (Coronavirus) support GroupsEvery Monday, 5:00pm – 6:30pmEvery Tuesday, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pmEvery Wednesday (Spanish), 4:00pm – 5:30pmEvery Thursday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm & 5:00pm – 6:30pmThese social support groups offer a space for continued connection during these times of enhanced isolation. These are not psychotherapy groups, but the therapists facilitate the groups to offer structure and support.Presented by The Relational CenterPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Facebook Live: Mini-Learning Sessions for Families at home (Spanish)Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am – 10:30amSee all previous mini-sessions here.Presented by Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors, in collaboration with partnership for community ActionPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Virtual Mommy SupportEvery Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pmFor much more information, please contact lactation@mlkch.org or call (424) 338-8227.Presented by Martin Luther King Jr. community HospitalPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: connection recovery support group (for those with a mental health diagnosis) through video Conference1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month, 6:00pm – 7:30pmAdvance reservations required. Call or text (626) 988-2600 to RSVP.Presented by the national alliance on mental disease (NAMI) San Gabriel ValleyPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Mighty Little Giants NICU support group on Facebook LiveEvery Wednesday, 12:00pm – 1:00pmPresented by Mighty Little GiantsWebinar: Caring for the Breastfeeding Dyad and yourself during the COVID-19 PandemicEvery Wednesday, 12:30pm – 1:30pmThis weekly webinar was created as a safe place for lactation professionals to gather. There will be a new speaker/topic each week to offer current information on guidelines and recommendations.Presented by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding CoalitionPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Wednesday Meditations (Live streamed)Every Wednesday, 6:00pmPresented by Dr. Rick HansonPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: community Assistance: Food and household good DistributionEvery Thursday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm: 1153 Valencia street (Parking lot on the corner of 12th street)Presented by The Pico Union ProjectPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Black Maternal health Virtual Check-In Meeting1st and 3rd Fridays of the Month, 1:00pm – 2:15pmPresented by Black Women for WellnessPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Taking care of Mama Virtual support Group (Presented in Spanish)April – may 2020 (Every Tuesday), 1:00pm – 1:45pmTo receive the meeting link and password or for questions, please contact Karla Cardoza through email at kkmmcardoza@gmail.com or by phone at (310) 590-5088.Presented by Dignity health and Maternal mental health NOWPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Taking care of Mama Virtual support GroupApril – may 2020 (Every Tuesday), 2:00pm – 2:45pmTo receive the meeting link and password or for questions please contact Barbara Sheehy through email at Barbara.Sheehy@DignityHealth.org or by phone at (415) 544-2395.Presented by Dignity health and Maternal mental health NOWPARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Healing during COVID-19 Grief support GroupApril – may 2020 (Every Wednesday), 7:00pm – 8:00pmThis group is designed for families and friends who are coping with the loss of a loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic.Presented by Serenity village Life and Laneay L. London, MSW/Reiki PractitionerMindful Aging: Supporting Each other through the season of the CoronavirusApril – June 2020 (Every Wednesday), 10:15am – 11:45amPresented by InsightLA MeditationMindfulness for Healthcare Professionals: Caring for Ourselves While Caring for OthersApril – June 2020 (Every Wednesday), 7:00pm – 8:00pmPresented by InsightLA Meditation

Monday, may 18

Webinar: Supporting the Behavioral health Workforce during the COVID-19 Response: Strategies for Providers to sustain and strengthen the Behavioral health SystemMay 18, 10:00am – 11:30amPresented by health management AssociatesWebinar: Medication-Assisted treatment (MAT) in the primary care SettingMay 18, 12:00pm – 1:00pmPresented by vital access Health

Tuesday, may 19

Webinar: tension and mental health among pregnant and Parenting Mothers during COVID-19May 19, 9:00am – 10:00amPresented by the region 5 office of the assistant secretary for health (OASH)Virtual Training: A Protective element Deeper Dive: Social Connections may 19, 1:00pm – 4:00pmPresented by Strategies 2.0Webinar: Maternal mental health and COVID-19 Virtual congressional BriefingMay 19, 1:30pm – 2:30pmPresented by Maternal mental health leadership alliance and March of Dimes

Wednesday, may 20

Webinar: building community ResiliencyMay 20, 9:00am – 12:00pmPresented by Strategies 2.0Webinar: Magnify Your Voice – use Storytelling to advancement NursingMay 20, 10:00amPresented by the American Nurses association and Capella UniversityWebinar: You Matter: Promoting professional Resilience during collective CrisisMay 20, 11:00am – 12:00pmPresented by ZERO to THREEWebinar: Caregiver Coaching and Routines Based intervention with Stacey Landberg, M.S., CCC-SLPMay 20, 11:00am – 1:00pmFor any questions, please email mail@idaofcal.orgPresented by the infant development association of CAWebinar: Coparenting 201: Tips for Fatherhood Programs and FathersMay 20, 11:30am – 1:00pmPresented by national responsible Fatherhood ClearinghouseWebinar: Sheltering in Place, Intimate partner violence and the Healthcare ResponseMay 20, 12:00pm – 1:00pmPresented by the health Resources and Services Administration’s office of Women’s health and othersVirtual Training: A Protective element Deeper Dive: Concrete support in Times of NeedMay 20, 1:00pm – 4:00pmPresented by Strategies 2.0PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Your NICU Baby’s DevelopmentMay 20, 3:00pmPart of a 5-week webinar series being offered to support families that have a baby in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) during the COVID-19 pandemicPresented by March of Dimes

Thursday, may 21

Virtual Training: medical Formulation and Relationship-Based InterventionsMay 21, 9:00am – 4:30pmThis training is being offered to LA county and agency contracted mental health providers currently working with children. Please note that after you ‘pre-register’ you will receive an additional email to register for the Zoom meeting that will offer you access to the online training.Presented by ZERO TO THREEWebinar: two Mothers, One Daughter, and an Intergenerational history of Developmental TraumaMay 21, 10:00amA part of the Identifying vital Moments in Healing complex Trauma Series.Presented by the national child Traumatic tension NetworkWebinar: Advancing Racial Equity in Maternal mental health PolicyMay 21, 10:00am – 11:00amPresented by 2020 MomWebinar: Postpartum OCD: Making sense of Scary ThoughtsMay 21, 10:00am – 11:00amPresented by the partnership for Maternal and child health of Northern new JerseyCommunity Learner Calls with ZERO TO three concerning the DC: 0-5May 21, 11:00am – 12:30pmParticipants will be able to join through a conference call or video conference platform.Prerequisite: should have attended a 2-day DC: 0-5 training within the last 2 years.For questions concerning registration, please contact Yesenia Ocon at YOcon@zerotothree.org For all other questions, please email us at ICARE@dmh.lacounty.govPresented by the Los Angeles county department of mental health Prevention Services Division/Family and community PartnershipsWebinar: COVID-19 and child health care Transformation: crisis and OpportunityMay 21, 11:00amPresented by InCK MarksWebinar: Being present with FamiliesMay 21, 12:30pm – 1:30pmPresented by The OuncePARENT/FAMILY EVENT: speak Up When You’re Down story hour Virtual GatheringMay 21, 3:00pmPresented by Maternal mental health NOW

Friday, may 22

Virtual Training: law & ethics in medical work with Children, Teens and FamiliesMay 22, 9:00am – 4:30pmPresented by Children’s InstituteWebinar: Be the One CampaignMay 22, 10:00am – 11:30amPresented by Strategies 2.0Webinar: Birthing and Breastfeeding in a COVID-19 World: What Parents and the health care team need to KnowMay 22, 10:00am – 12:00pmPresented by BreastfeedLAVirtual Training: A Protective element Deeper Dive: Parental ResilienceMay 22, 1:00pm – 4:00pmPresented by Strategies 2.0

Saturday, may 23

PARENT/FAMILY EVENT: Your NICU Baby’s DevelopmentMay 23, 12:00pmPart of a 5-week webinar series being offered to support families that have a baby in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) during the COVID-19 pandemicPresented by March of Dimes

Sunday, may 24

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